Spring break mailbag
Chuck Schumer, anti-doomerism, and true tales from the O'Malley administration
It’s DCPS spring break this week, so on Wednesday I took two seven-year-olds to play laser tag and defeated them soundly — I’m not sure Generation Alpha has what it takes to frighten Putin. But it was a fun break, especially since this week’s mailbag is awfully serious!
RustBeltJacobin: Seems clear Schumer fumbled our entire welfare state & climate agenda, but there’s not much noise about this in the public or in Congress. You wrote this up in a sympathetic schumer advice column; now that there’s been zero action to fix the fuck up, do you want to do a bit of angry name & shame and update your readers?
(To be clear before this year I myself considered Schumer top tier in terms of effectiveness and am baffled at the actual results of his teams leadership in the last D Senate majority for the foreseeable future)
I mean, it’s a really vexing situation. I also considered Schumer top tier, and as I wrote in the previous post, I literally worked in Schumer’s office a million years ago, learned…
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